It takes less than 30 minutes to cook this sumptuous meal and be happy you did a right thing today by NOT eating out.
Stewed jira-eggplant, braised bittergourd with jaggery and tamarind, hot spinach-zucchini-kadhi…. all under 30 minutes..
slow cooked to preserve the maximum nutrients… I can’t explain better than this pic.
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Tags: bittergrourd, eggplant, indian, jira, kadai, meals under 30, quick meals, recipe, soup
There are a ton of reasons people wait for a weekend.. But I do it for my fav dish that never disappoints.. The superb aroma, mouth watering taste, a wonder combination of vegetables, herbs and spices… Seen here is our signature Veg Biriyani 🙂
Those kitchen-morons just don’t know the best of it all.. I am surprised to see the amount of negative publicity in the press around Indian Food. The number of options we have for low caloried, high fiber content coupled with super good nutrition is just mind blowing. For example, look at this dinner option:
Bajra-Jowar Dosa topped with onions and served with veggie-filled Sambar ( a thick lentil soup with super beneficial herbs, spices and lots of vegetables ) and peanut chutney.
very delicious, mouth watering combination with amazing health benefits.. It takes pages to explain why you should focus on lentils, millets, fiber and vegetables..
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Tags: bajra, culinary wisdom, dosa, indian, jowar, lentil soup, peanut chutney, recipes, sambar, traditional
raw banana flower bracts pounded in a rock mortar and pestle, added curd, raw green mirchi paste along with a heavy dose of mustard then tempered with traditional spices in peanut oil … Its all.. simple yet a bliss to eat in. yes.. a bliss.
Categories: తెలుగు, food, fun, health, indian, kitchen, recipes, traditional recipes
Tags: banana, bracts, curd, flower, indian, mirchi, mustard, oil, peanut, recipes, traditional
A freshly made authentic Indian meal would typically start with pleasing your eyes before teasing your taste buds. The herbs and spices involved in the making of each ingredient are carefully cooked in a specific style to maximize taste while minimizing nutrient loss. And no doubt there is a lot of science in an Indian kitchen that straightly dictates your overall physical and mental health.
The fact that it makes you feel hungry as soon as you look at it and the tremendous knowledge handling taste, texture and nutrition are enough of an evidence of the Indian culinary wisdom.
In the picture below is an Andhra style meal — one cup of rice served with a vegetable curry, one pickle, one curd-based chutney, dried curry leaf powder topped with a little spoon of fresh ghee… and of course a yummy ripe banana.
Enjoy the meal.
Do you cook once and eat it for a week? yuck! (sorry, I honestly didn’t mean to insult you) Are you killing your kid’s taste buds and enthusiasm with stale, reheated, boring food? Don’t you agree defrozen items from a Microwave Oven can never ever compare with a Mother’s warm and fresh magic delicacy?
In a world obsessed with Calories but not Kitchen Wisdom, at times when eating out is considered convenient and fashionable but cooking your daily food is looked down, with families hardly having enough time to cook, sit down and eat together, if your kid is NOT saying this everyday, every week, at least once in an year, then you as a parent is a complete failure:
“<grins>Mommy! You are the best cook in the world</grins>”
PYKFTW – NTWFYK
In the Pic below is one of the super man snacks that a kid can get… minapasunni
“ఇంటికి ఇనుము – ఒంటికి మినుము” కదా మరి 🙂
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Tags: blackgram recipes, enthusiasm, food, indian, kids, kitchen, minapasunni, parents, super food, taste buds, traditional recipes, wisdom
Wanna dine light but with hellafa fiber, anti-oxidants, low-calorie-high-energy cereals and essential elements with a punch of herbal medicine right in your kitchen? Taste this raw mint, cumin, coriander, saunf, red chilli and turmeric that went into the making of simple rotis served with a spicy curry of cabbage, carrot and beans.
When the dominating aroma of fresh mint reaches your nostrils, the strong flavor fills your palate and the cool aftertaste makes you close your eyes and bend your head back, then you know you are ready for dinner 🙂
Not to mention the heat it all generates, you surely would be more resilient to the winter weather 🙂 hail the herbs.
Kitchen Credits: Master Chef Latha
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Tags: beans, body heat, cabbage, carrot, chilli, cold winter, coriander, cumin, indian, mint, recipes, saunf, thepla, traditional, turmeric
Felt happy and really appreciate the Maestro Ilayaraja sending legal notices to SPB and starting a new discussion and possibly a new era in protecting the intellectual rights in India’s Music industry. May be this is the right time we create a legal branch to protect the intellectual rights, collect royalties from the big daises and corporates whenever a creation is reproduced in any form, then use that money for the welfare of the Music industry while duly paying back a Lion’s share to the original creators.
I Support what Ilayaraja did.
Imagine a song writer, a musician and a whole movie crew working hard on creating a master piece song… and that song is then used by thousands of other big guys in the live shows etc generating huge revenues.. Such money never goes back to the original creators while the intermediate groups become billionairs leeching on someone else’s creation.
Don’t support this heinous unregulated intellectual robbery of rights in the Indian music industry. If you don’t buy piracy, if you don’t encourage plagiarism, then you shouldn’t be buying tickets to all those live shows making an intermediate group filthy rich when many of the actual creators are languishing in poverty. I wish the Industry wakes up at least now to start thinking in this direction.
I support what Ilayaraja did. What do you say?
thanks for reading.
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Tags: abuse, ilayaraja, indian, industry, intellectual, legal branch, music, property, rights, royalties, support
If you are an energy freak but likes a zero glucose, zero fat, zero cholesterol recipe, then this wonder combination with superb amounts of soluble Fiber, symbiotic bacteria, Iron, Potassium and Zinc will be on your menu, salute the Leguminosae. You don’t need guts of steel to digest these but the health burst will surely be visible the next time you go for a hike or hit the gym.. Along with that heavy coat of nicely baked onions and ginger, this will also help tune your body to maintain a steady temperature no matter what the weather is.. Try it out and lemme know. Traditional Indian Recipes never let you down 🙂 #sunday #experiment
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Tags: black eyed peas, body temperature, energy, ginger, horse gram, indian, iron, legumes, leguminosae, nitrogen, onions, potassium, recipes, sinc, soluble fiber, symbiotic bacteria, traditional, zero cholesterol, zero fat
“పుల్లట్లు”, “చల్లట్లూ” పాత తరం బాబూ .. “పంచట్లు” కొత్త తరం .. 🙂
Stack them all like a burger and take them in one-bite-at-a-time with accompanying ginger chutney 🙂
Flattened rice and curds soaked overnight, add little salt while making the batter and pan fry them into palm sized cookies with different vegetable top-ups… Tomato, peppers, onions, carrot, mint/coriander… served with ginger or sesame chutney.. Enjoy the sunday.
Do you see the yummy glow from the hand-rolled jowar roti (sorghum tortilla) served along with rock-crushed raw garlic-onion-lemon-mirchi in the sides and spinach-potato-spice-curry...? yey! I got it so well the very first time.. yes yes I made them all except the spinach curry 🙂 #great #old #indian #village #tradition #recipe
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Tags: country, garlic, indian, jowar, lemon, mirchi, onion, potato, raw, recipes, roti, sorghum, spinach, tortilla, traditional, vegetarian, village